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Who's left for the Redskins on day two?

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Who's left for the Redskins on day two?

The first round is in the books and for now, the Redskins have to wait out 37 picks before they are on the clock again. After having way too much fun with my first-round mock, I decided to project all those picks from 33 thru 69 with some analysis thrown in here and there...33. St. Louis Rams: Cordy Glenn, Georgia, GOT34. Indianapolis Colts: Coby Fleener, Stanford, TE... Though not selected in the first as many predicted, Fleener blew away scouts with his 4.45 speed. No wonder he averaged 19.6 yards last season and showed the ability to stretch the deep middle. Fleener won't last long in round two and considering the Colts tight end position has gone from strength to question marks, reuniting him with his Stanford is simply idea.35. Baltimore Ravens: Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin... Concerns over Konz's strength pushed him into the second round. Would help the Ravens as a potential fill-in at guard for the departed Ben Grubbs before eventually taking over at center for veteran Matt Birk who is on a one-year deal.36. Denver Broncos: Jerel Worthy, Michigan State, DT
37. Cleveland Browns: Stephen Hill, Georgia Tech, WR
38. Jacksonville Jaguars: Courtney Upshaw, DEOLB, Alabama
39. St. Louis Rams: Rueben Randle, WR, LSU
40. Carolina Panthers: Janoris Jenkins, North Alabama, CB
41. Buffalo Bills: Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford
42. Miami Dolphins: Andre Branch, OLB, Clemson
43. Seattle Seahawks: Lavonte David, OLB, Nebraska
44. Kansas City Chiefs: Bobbie Massie, OT, Mississippi
45. St. Louis Rams: Lamar Miller, Miami, RB46. Philadelphia Eagles: Zach Brown, North Carolina, OLB...Depending on the evaluator, Brown is either a stud who was worthy ofbeing a first-rounder or an inconsistent sort who left onlookers wanting more. The Eagles need linebackers so they will see what Brown can do for them.47. New York Jets: Alshon Jeffery, South Carolina, WR
48. New England Patriots: Brandon Boykin, CB, Georgia
49. San Diego Chargers: Kendall Reyes, DE, Connecticut
50. Chicago Bears: Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State51. Philadelphia Eagles: Josh Robinson, CB, Central Florida - They shipped Asante Samuel before the draft so Robinson steps into nickel corner role.52. Tennessee Titans: Trumaine Johnson, CB, Montana
53. Cincinnati Bengals: Vinny Curry, Marshall, DE
54. Detroit Lions: Dwight Bentley, CB, La-Lafayette
55. Atlanta Falcons: Dwayne Allen, Clemson, TE
56. Pittsburgh Steelers: Alameda Ta'amu, DT, Washington57. Denver Broncos: Brock Osweiler, Arizona State, QB - Yes, theBroncosadded that Peyton Manning guy, but who knows if he will make it through the entire season and the backup position is Tebow-less.Denver can groom the 6-foot-8 Osweiler behind the future Hall of Famer.58. Houston Texans: Mitchell Schwartz, T, California
59. Green Bay Packers: Devon Still, DT, Penn State
60. Baltimore Ravens: Mychal Kendricks, ILB, California
61. San Francisco 49ers: Amini Silatolu, Midwestern State, G
62. New England Patriots: Brandon Thompson, DT, Clemson63. New York Giants: Jeff Allen, G, Ilinois - The offensive line is aging and frankly, not that impressive despite the Super Bowl winning run. Allen can play inside and out, but figures to play guard on the pro level.Third Round64. Indianapolis Colts: Kelechi Osemele, G, Iowa State
65. St. Louis Rams: Ronell Lewis, OLB, Oklahoma
66. Minnesota Vikings: Chris Givens, WR, Wake Forest
67. Cleveland Browns: Derek Wolfe, DE, Cincinnati
68. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Bobby Wagner, LB, Utah State69. REDSKINS: Zerbie Sanders, OT, Florida State - Sticking to my earlier predictionof the massive four-year college starter being the pick, especially with linebackers Kendricks and Wagner off the board. The alternative in this scenario would be grabbing a corner like Louisiana-Lafayette's Dwight Bentley or Oklahoma's Jamell Fleming. An outside the box pick could Georgia tight end Orson Charles.

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Kirk Cousins had his eye on Kyle Shanahan's offense, but is there more to it?

Kirk Cousins had his eye on Kyle Shanahan's offense, but is there more to it?

Of course, Kirk Cousins is disappointed the Redskins didn’t make the playoffs, but among the various things he’s done in the offseason, one of them is a little curious.

Sunday, Cousins wasn’t just watching the Falcons dominate the Packers, 44-21, in the NFC Championship Game. He sent out a picture on Instagram from the stands of the Georgia Dome.

“Watching two of the best in the world do what they do & taking notes to make it to this game next year -score a lot of points!” Cousins wrote.

But — especially with rumors that Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will be offered the head coaching position with the 49ers — is there more to this post than the Redskins’ quarterback simply watching the game?

Shanahan was the Redskins’ offensive coordinator from 2010-2013 and was reportedly “integral” in the team selecting Cousins in the 2012 NFL Draft.

So if Shanahan makes the move out to San Francisco and if the Redskins don’t put a franchise tag on Cousins, could the pair be reunited?

It’s possible, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, who said, “don’t be surprised if the 49ers make a run at Kirk Cousins if the Redskins do not make him their exclusive franchise player.”

There’s a lot of if’s involved for that to happen, but it’s possible. It’s also possible Cousins was just enjoying the NFC Championship Game and decided to Instagram about it. 

MORE REDSKINS: Why Matt Cavanaugh makes sense for Washington

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3 reasons why Redskins promoting Matt Cavanaugh to offensive coordinator makes sense

3 reasons why Redskins promoting Matt Cavanaugh to offensive coordinator makes sense

Championship Sunday produced a flurry of Redskins news. A pair of internal promotions erased the team's vacant coordinator positions, as Greg Manusky landed the defensive coordinator spot and Matt Cavanaugh will take over as offensive coordinator. When Sean McVay left to coach the Rams, many expected Cavanaugh to take over his spot. Here are three reasons why:

  1. If it ain't broke, don't fix it - There was plenty to criticize from the Redskins the last two seasons, but not much of it came on offense. Cavanaugh joined the organization in 2015 as quarterback coach, and the offense has consistently improved in those two seasons. Though the team struggled to score TDs in the Red Zone, the 2016 version of the Redskins moved the ball at a team-record clip and ranked among the top offensive teams in NFL yardage. When something is working as well as the 'Skins offense, it's not wise to change it dramatically.
  2. Impressive work - Cavanaugh began coaching QBs for the Redskins in 2015. Kirk Cousins took over as Redskins starting quarterback in 2015. In two years working together, Cousins twice broke the Redskins franchise passing record and is now poised to get a mega-contract in free agency. Talking after the 'Skins loss to the Giants earlier this month, Jay Gruden said, "I think [Cousins'] really improved his game a lot in the last couple years. And a lot of it has to do with Matt Cavanaugh and Sean McVay."
  3. Make the call - The biggest question remaining for the Redskins - outside of the HUGE unknown surrounding Cousins - will be about play calling. All indications are that Jay Gruden will return to calling the plays from the Washington sideline, and obviously, that's a situation Cavanaugh understands. For two seasons now, Cavanaugh along with McVay, Gruden and offensive line coach Bill Callahan have had input on play calling. With McVay gone, Cavanaugh and Callahan will likely contribute even more in support of Gruden. 

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